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The mother of Philando Castile has reached an estimated $3M settlement with the city of St. Anthony, Minnesota, in his death. This settlement comes months after Castile was killed in front of his family during a traffic stop for allegedly “smelling like weed,” according to his killer. Castile was killed by St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez during a…

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The entirely unjust execution of Philando Castile by Minneapolis police officer Jeronimo Yanez and the officer’s subsequent acquittal has once again exposed a racist system in America. But new information is coming out that not only was Yanez in fear of his life by Castile, he was also concerned about the effects of secondhand pot…

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  NEW: Philando Castile’s mother reacts to not guilty verdict against police officer in the death of her son: “I’m mad as hell right now.” pic.twitter.com/rWsq3XnhHt — ABC News (@ABC) June 16, 2017 This will be a sad July 4th for Philando Castile’s family and his girlfriend Diamond Reynolds. In fact, all of the holidays…

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Nearly a year ago, Philando Castile was murdered by St. Anthony Minnesota Police officer Jeronimo Yanez during a traffic stop. Yanez stopped Castile because he claimed his wide-nose made him a possible suspect in a recent store robbery in the area. Castile informed Yanez during the stop that he was legally carrying a handgun in…

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The Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and two felony counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm. Jeronimo Yanez stopped the couple for a broken taillight. Castile’s finacee, Diamond Reynolds, live-streamed the aftermath of the shooting. According to Reynolds, after Castile told the officer he…

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